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Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho Admitted At Mombasa Hospital

Mombasa governor Ali Hassan Joho. [PHOTO/ COURTESY]

Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho has been admitted at the Mombasa Hospital. He has been diagnosed with malaria.

According to his Communications Director, the County Boss checked himself in on Wednesday when he felt ill, upon check up, the doctors called  for a close monitor of his health at the hospital.

His close allies have stated that the Governor had earlier complained of an endless flu that was weighing him down.

Former Nigerian President Olesegun Obasanjo paid the county chief a visit. He is in the country for a Cities Development Forum at Vipingo, Kilifi county.

Read: Mombasa Governor Joho Breaks Silence On Likoni Ferry Tragedy

Earlier today, Friday November 8, the County boss took to his twitter account to congratulate the new Kibra MP elect, Imran Okoth who emerged the winner in the highly contested by-election.

Joho, who is the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Deputy Party Leader applauded Imran Okoth for the emphatic win, adding that the win was a strong message to the competitors.

“Congratulations Hon Imran Okoth for the emphatic victory in the Kibra parliamentary by-election. This is a clear demonstration of maturity by Kibra electorate, who defied bribery and intimidation. The ODM party has once again sent a clear message to our competitors,” read the tweet.

Read Also: IEBC Declares Imran Okoth Kibra MP-Elect

Imran emerged the winner in the contested Kibra by-election where he garnered  24,636 votes, flooring 24 other candidates. Jubilee’s McDonald Mariga came a distant second with 11,230 votes.

Joho will be discharged later on today.

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Written by Mercy Auma

Passionate about human interest stories and politics. Email news@kahawatungu.com

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